WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster giganteus (Stimpson, 1857)

240758

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:240758

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Stimpson, W. (1857). On the Crustacea and Echinodermata of the Pacific shores of North America. Boston Journal of Natural History. 6: 444-532, Plates 18-23., available online at https://archive.org/stream/crustaceaechinod00stim#page/n3/mode/2up
page(s): 88 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias gigantea Stimpson, 1857) Stimpson, W. (1857). On the Crustacea and Echinodermata of the Pacific shores of North America. Boston Journal of Natural History. 6: 444-532, Plates 18-23., available online at https://archive.org/stream/crustaceaechinod00stim#page/n3/mode/2up
page(s): 88 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Mah, C. (2008). Pisaster giganteus. In: Mah, C.L. (2017). World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=240758 on 2017-11-21

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original description Stimpson, W. (1857). On the Crustacea and Echinodermata of the Pacific shores of North America. Boston Journal of Natural History. 6: 444-532, Plates 18-23., available online at https://archive.org/stream/crustaceaechinod00stim#page/n3/mode/2up
page(s): 88 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias capitata Stimpson, 1862) Stimpson, W. (1862). On new genera and species of starfishes of the family Pycnopodidae (Asteracanthion Mueller & Troschel). Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural HIstory. 8: 261-273., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/37036#page/271/mode/1up
page(s): 264 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias exquisita de Loriol, 1887) Loriol, P. de. (1887). Notes pour servir a l'etude des Echinodermes, no. 2. Recueil zoologique suisse. vol. 4, no. 3: 365-407, plates 15-18., available online at https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=hvd.32044106276421;view=2up;seq=378
page(s): 403 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias gigantea Stimpson, 1857) Stimpson, W. (1857). On the Crustacea and Echinodermata of the Pacific shores of North America. Boston Journal of Natural History. 6: 444-532, Plates 18-23., available online at https://archive.org/stream/crustaceaechinod00stim#page/n3/mode/2up
page(s): 88 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias luetkeni Stimpson, 1862) Stimpson, W. (1862). On new genera and species of starfishes of the family Pycnopodidae (Asteracanthion Mueller & Troschel). Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural HIstory. 8: 261-273., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/37036#page/271/mode/1up
page(s): 265 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster luetkeni var. australis Verrill, 1914) Verrill, A.E. (1914). Monograph of the shallow-water starfishes of the North Pacific coast from the Arctic Ocean to California. Harriman Alaska series: US National Museum 14: 1-408 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/20755223
page(s): 88 [details]   

basis of record Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

additional source Fisher, W.K. (1930). Asteroidea of the North Pacific and Adjacent Waters, Pt. 3: Forcipulata (Concluded). Bulletin of the United States National Museum 76: 1-356.Pls. 1-93., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/7871861#page/5/mode/1up [details]   

new combination reference  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalliasterias exquisita (deLoriol, 1888)) Fewkes, J. W. (1889). New invertebrata from the coast of California. Bulletin of the Essex Institute, Salem. 21(7,8,9): 99-146, plates 1-7., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/43120#page/9/mode/1up
page(s): 33; note: Assignment to Calliasterias suggested in footnote at bottom of page!  [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 
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